Duke University signs a cooperation agreement with the Kunshan government to establish Duke Kunshan University. A groundbreaking ceremony is held at the site of the new campus, attended by the then president of Duke University and the leader of Kunshan.
Duke University and Wuhan University sign a statement on cooperation principles, establishing Duke Kunshan as a joint-venture between the two institutions.
China’s Ministry of Education grants preliminary approval for the creation of Duke Kunshan University. The unveiling ceremony is held in December.
Jingnan Liu becomes the first chancellor of Duke Kunshan.
China’s Ministry of Education grants final approval to Duke Kunshan University.
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